Articles: HEALTH

On Pins and Needles: The Benefits of Acupuncture


-+*Imagine that you are lying on a table as someone sticks long, thin needles into you all over your body. Does this sound like a nightmare? Think again, it is a medical treatment option which is gaining in popularity. Acupuncture is a low-risk treatment option which can have some remarkable benefits for those suffering from […]

The Ultimate Guide to Help You Quit Smoking

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-+*Do you want to quit smoking, but just can’t seem to kick the habit? Learn why smoking is one of the worst things you can do to your health, along with tips on how you can beat the habit for good. Health Risks You know that cigarettes are bad for you, but how exactly does […]

3 Steps to Manage Your Diabetes

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-+*With the growing rate of obesity in the United States and across the globe, diabetes has become a worldwide epidemic. An estimated 346 million people on Earth have diabetes based on a 2008 report, more than double the 153 million with the disease in 1980. In the United States alone, 26 million people have diabetes, […]

How to Manage ADHD Naturally


-+*Adderall is often used as a treatment for ADHD but it does not come without a price. According to Neuropsychologist and co-founder of the Long Island ADHD Professionals Consortium (LIAPC) Kimberly Williams, “there can be some side effects, such as decreased appetite, changes in sleep patterns, headache, weight loss or some gastrointestinal changes.” Aside from […]

Should You Use a Skin Patch for Pain Relief?

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-+*Killer painkillers? It’s become a genuine concern with doctors and patients alike, thanks to recent research on the harmful side effects of common pain medications. In fact, even mild, over-the-counter drugs, like Ibuprofen, may cause serious damage to the stomach, kidneys, and heart –no doubt more painful than the headache or sprained ankle you hoped […]

3 Reasons Video Games Can Be Good for You


-+*Video games are just a waste of time, right? Wrong. Regardless of what you may have heard, playing video games can actually be good for you. Video games can have many beneficial effects when played in moderation. Video games have even been proven to increase the dexterity of surgeons. Research is being done into the […]

What’s the Best Way to Avoid STD’s?


-+*Throughout the rather minimal sex education I received in middle and high school, I learned quite a bit about STDs and preventative measures. What really stuck with me was that I didn’t want them. Of course, nobody goes through life saying, “Oh, I can’t wait until I get gonorrhea!” But, along with learning how to […]

Proven Ways to Increase Your Energy Naturally

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-+*Inspiyr recently spoke with Jacob Teitelbaum, MD, best-selling author and medical director of the national Fibromyalgia and Fatigue Centers. Dr. Teitelbaum shared natural ways to get more energy, how to find your true passion in life, and why the US government does not want us to talk about the benefits of natural health remedies. How did […]

How to Exercise Your Brain


-+*Brain health is important to our overall happiness for the simple reason that the brain is who we are. Our perception of the world and reality originates in the brain. Our ideas, our emotions, our memories are all in the brain. Our humanity, our spirituality, our relationships with others—everything begins with the brain. It’s hard […]

Smoking Is Bad For Your Health: Here’s Why


-+*According to the American Cancer Society “Tobacco use is responsible for nearly 1 in 5 deaths in the United States. Because cigarette smoking and tobacco use are acquired behaviors (activities that people choose to do) smoking is the most preventable cause of death in our society.” So what exactly is it that makes cigarette smoking […]

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